· China attempted to launch a top-secret military satellite into orbit on Thursday.
· However, videos and pictures posted to Chinese social media showed the Long March 4C rocket launch failing in.. Business Insider - Published
A Russian cargo ship lifted off from a Kazakhstan air base Thursday and is set to dock at the International Space Station to deliver more than 3.5 tons of food, fuel and supplies to the six astronauts.. FOXNews.com - Published
An investigation has found that a failed Russian rocket launch three weeks ago that aborted after just two minutes was caused by a sensor that was damaged during assembly, a top Russian official said..
American astronaut Nick Hague who survived a dramatic failure of a Russian rocket says he's lucky the emergency abort system worked. He was one of two people in the capsule. This was the first launch..
An unknown malfunction prompted an emergency landing of a Russian rocket, with an American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut on board who were both found safe. Sarah Lewin, an editor at Space.com, said..
Highlights of Today in History: Albert Einstein born; Eli Whitney receives patent for cotton gin; First US Astronaut in space on Russian rocket; Michael Caine and Quincy Jones born. (March 14)
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· The first all-female spacewalk is scheduled to occur on March 29 outside the International Space Station.
· Astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will work together in spacesuits while female.. Business Insider - Published
A Russian rocket blasted into orbit the first batch of small satellites for broadband venture OneWeb on Wednesday, as questions mount about the financial viability of such internet-via-space projects. Wall Street Journal - Published
NASA said on Friday it was weighing an option to buy two additional astronaut seats aboard a Russian rocket as a contingency plan against further delays in the launch systems being developed by Elon.. Reuters - Published
A mysterious light in the sky that popped up over the Bay Area around 5:30 p.m. has people wondering whether it is the entrails from a rocket launch, a meteor entering the earth's atmosphere, space.. SFGate - Published
The first Russian rocket to fly with people aboard since a harrowing failure two months ago blasted off Monday morning in a successful return to flight, carrying a Spokane astronaut. Lt. Col. Anne.. Seattle Times - Published
The International Space Station is about to get three new residents.
On Monday, NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenkoof launched.. Mashable - Published
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. astronaut says she has no qualms about riding a Russian rocket next month despite back-to-back mishaps. NASA astronaut Anne McClain said Friday that spaceflight is.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
· *The next rocket mission for SpaceX, called SSO-A, will launch 71 small satellites into orbit at once.*
· *Three satellites belong to HawkEye 360, a startup that aims to "see" radio-wave emissions.. Business Insider - Published
The Russian space agency Roscosmos released footage of the nearly-disastrous rocket launch that imperiled the lives of NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin on October.. Mashable - Published
· *A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying two people failed in mid-flight on October 12.*
· *The crew — NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin — had their space capsule ejected.. Business Insider - Published
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian Soyuz rocket put a military satellite in orbit on Thursday, its first successful launch since a similar rocket failed earlier this month to deliver a crew to the International.. SFGate - Published Also reported by •SeattlePI.com •Seattle Times
American astronaut Nick Hague who survived a dramatic failure of a Russian rocket says he's lucky the emergency abort system worked. He was one of two people in the capsule. This was the first launch.. CBS News - Published
The high-profile failure of a normally reliable Soyuz rocket during a crewed mission to the International Space Station earlier this week spooked the space community in more ways than one, but NASA.. TechCrunch - Published
I never want to understand the kind of fear that the families of NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin experienced in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
Both crewmembers.. Mashable - Published
NASA says it's dusting off its plans for flying the International Space Station without a crew after the aborted launch of a Russian rocket taking two astronauts toward the station. (Oct. 11)
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· *A Soyuz rocket carrying a NASA astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut failed in mid-flight on Thursday.*
· *The two crew members had a rough descent back to Earth, but survived without any apparent.. Business Insider - Published
A Russian rocket carrying an American astronaut and his Russian counterpart to the international space station aborted the flight shortly after launch because of a booster anomaly. Wall Street Journal - Published
· Boeing and SpaceX, Elon Musk's rocket company, are competing for lucrative NASA contracts to launch astronauts into space.
· An opinion piece criticizing SpaceX and its rocket-fueling procedures.. Business Insider - Published
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian rocket has carried into orbit a satellite that is part of the European Space Agency's earth observation program. The Sentinel-3B satellite blasted off Wednesday from the.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.com •Seattle Times